Jennifer Paterson is an aerial and dance artist and Artistic Director of All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre. She has performed worldwide with companies/directors including Boilerhouse, Catherine Wheels / National Theatre Scotland, Cora Bissett / The Arches, Curious Seed, Fidget Feet, Gravity & Levity, Iron Oxide, London Olympic Ceremonies, Mark Murphy, Off Kilter, Plan B and Room 2 Manoeuvre.
Part of her work encompasses large scale outdoor spectacle, hanging from boats, buildings & bursting through glass ceilings for Scarabeus Theatre, and flying from cranes for Fidget Feet & Iron Oxide Performance Companies. She has performed at many prestigious and corporate events, primarily on aerial fabrics and harness.
Creatively she has choreographed for Ramesh Meyyappen, Dance House's Dancing City, created the aerial performances in Cryptic's Sound to Sea and the Enchanted Forest 2014 & 2015, advised for Cora Bissett/Pachamama Productions, Lung Ha's, and production company Iron Oxide. Jennifer is currently part of Tim Supple’s creative team for the Freedom on the Tyne event in Newcastle.
With All or Nothing she has been establishing aerial arts within the cultural fabric of Scotland, touring theatres, creating for one-off events, running successful training programmes for both the community and professional sectors, teaching, mentoring and providing greater opportunities to experience aerial dance & theatre.